Challenge Completed – Vintage Silver and Gold Mystery Bingo 2015

Ok, here’s my completed list of 2015 vintage mysteries read. That was a fun project and it kept me reading.

Vintage Golden Card 2015-09-07

Golden Age 2015

  1. Color in the Title or Cover: Death in a White Tie by Ngaio Marsh (1938)
  2. Set anywhere except the USA or UK: Murder Is My Dish by Stephen Marlowe (1957)
  3. Features a Crime Other than Murder: The Extraordinary Adventures of Arsene Lupin, Gentleman Burglar by Maurice Leblanc (1907)
  4. Locked Room or Impossible Crime: Hag’s Nook by John Dickson Carr (1933)
  5. Medical Mystery: Death of a Nurse by Ed McBain (1955)
  6. Professional Detective: Target in Taffeta by Ben Benson (1953)
  7. TBR First Lines: The Mean Streets by Thomas B. Dewey (1954)
  8. Number in the title: Nine and Death Makes Ten by Carter Dickson (1940)
  9. Animal in the title: The Fox Prowls by Valentine Williams (1939)
  10. Author You’ve Never Read Before: The Hundredth Door by Rae Foley (1950)
  11. Spooky in Title or Cover: More Work for the Undertaker by Margery Allingham (1948)
  12. Woman in the Title: Go To Sleep, Jeannie by Thomas B. Dewey (1959)
  13. Entertainment World: Suspicious Circumstances by Patrick Quentin (1957)
  14. Made into a Movie or TV Show: The Man in the Net by Patrick Quentin (1956)
  15. Amateur Detective: Traitor’s Purse by Margery Allingham (1941)
  16. Man in the Title: Maigret Goes Home by Georges Simenon (1932)
  17. Academic Mystery: The Moving Toyshop by Edmund Crispin (1946)
  18. Involves a Mode of Transportation: The Man in Lower Ten by Mary Roberts Rinehart (1906)
  19. Country House Mystery: Crooked House by Agatha Christie (1949)
  20. Lawyer, Courtroom, Judge, etc.: The D.A. Takes a Chance by Erle Stanley Gardner (1948)
  21. Already read by a Fellow Challenger: The D.A. Breaks a Seal by Erle Stanley Gardner (1946)
  22. Outside Your Comfort Zone: The Deadly Climate by Ursula Curtiss (1954)
  23. Involves Clergy or Religion: Holy Disorders by Edmund Crispin (1945)
  24. Author whose first or last name begins with the same letter as yours: The Red Right Hand by Joel Townsley Rogers (1945)
  25. Detective team:  Killing the Goose by Richard and Frances Lockridge (1944)
  26. Time, Day, Month, etc., in Title: The April Robin Murders by Craig Rice and Ed McBain (1958)
  27. Published in the birth year of you or loved one/friend:  Peril at End House by Agatha Christie (1932)
  28. Short Story Collection: The Saint Around the World by Leslie Charteris (1956)
  29. Set in England or the U.S.: Coroner’s Pidgin by Margery Allingham (1945)
  30. Borrowed: Come Die With Me by William Campbell Gault (1959)
  31. Method of Murder in Title: A Shot in the Dark by Richard Powell (1952)
  32. Place in the Title: Nightmare in Manhattan by Thomas Walsh (1950)
  33. Published Under More Than One Title: The Fatal Foursome (About Face) by Frank Kane (1947)
  34. Historical mystery: Fire, Burn! by John Dickson Carr (1957)
  35. Pseudonym: The Uncomplaining Corpses by Brett Halliday (1940)
  36. Eat, Drink & Be Merry: Thirteen at Dinner by Agatha Christie (1933)

Vintage Silver Bingo 2015-09-30

Silver Age 2015

  1. Color in the Title or Cover: Show Red for Danger by Richard and Frances Lockridge (1960)
  2. Read one book set anywhere except the USA or UK: Assignment Lowlands by Edward S. Aarons (1961)
  3. Features a Crime Other than Murder: A Nice Girl Like You by Richard Wormser (1963)
  4. Locked Room or Impossible Crime: In Spite of Thunder by John Dickson Carr (1960)
  5. Medical Mystery: The Ring of Truth by George Harmon Coxe (1966)
  6. Professional Detective: Dead in Bed by Henry Kane (1961)
  7. TBR First Lines: The Removers by Donald Hamilton (1961)
  8. Number in the title: Three for the Money by W.T. Ballard (1963)
  9. Animal in the title: The Shattered Raven by Edward D. Hoch (1969)
  10. Author You’ve Never Read Before: Rat Race by Dick Francis (1971)
  11. Spooky in Title or Cover: 16 Skeletons From My Closet edited by Alfred Hitchcock (1963)
  12. Woman in the Title: Message from Marise by Paul Kruger (1963)
  13. Entertainment World: The Deadly Kitten by Carter Brown (1967)
  14. Made into a Movie or TV Show: Case of the Waylaid Wolf by Erle Stanley Gardner (1960)
  15. Amateur Detective: Forfeit by Dick Francis (1968)
  16. Man in the Title: Blues for Charlie Darwin by Nat Hentoff (1982)
  17. Academic Mystery: Black Is the Color of My True Love’s Heart by Ellis Peters (1967)
  18. Mode of Transportation: Dolls Are Deadly by Brett Halliday (1960)
  19. Country House Mystery: Sherlock Holmes and the Case of Sabina Hall by L.B. Greenwood (1988)
  20. Lawyer, Courtroom, Judge, etc.: The Name is Jordan by Harold Q. Masur (1962)
  21. Already read by a Fellow Challenger: Slayground by Richard Stark (1971)
  22. Outside Your Comfort Zone: Death in a Tenured Position by Amanda Cross (1981)
  23. Involves Clergy or Religion: Saturday the Rabbi Went Hungry by Harry Kemelman (1966)
  24. By an author whose first or last name begins with the same letter as yours: Where Is Janice Gantry? by John D. MacDonald (1961)
  25. Detective team: The Girl with the Sweet Plump Knees by Thomas B. Dewey (1963)
  26. Time, Day, Month, etc., in Title: One Endless Hour by Dan J. Marlowe (1969)
  27. Published in the birth year of you or loved one/friend: Assignment Nuclear Nude by Edward S. Aarons (1968)
  28. Short Story Collection: Killer on the Turnpike and Other Stories by William P. McGivern (1961)
  29. Set in England or the U.S.: Plunder Squad by Richard Stark (1972)
  30. Borrowed: The Deadly Edge by Richard Stark (1971)
  31. Method of Murder in Title: The Cup, the Blade, or the Gun by Mignon G. Eberhart (1961)
  32. Published Under More Than One Title: Murder on the 31st Floor by Per Wahlöö (1964)
  33. Size in the Title: The Long Ride by James McKimmey (1961)
  34. Historical mystery: The Emperor’s Pearl by Robert van Gulik (1963)
  35. Pseudonym: Evil Come, Evil Go by Whit Masterson (1961)
  36. Eat, Drink & Be Merry: The Girl in the Punchbowl by Thomas B. Dewey (1964)
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